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Years active
  
1991–present

Height
  
1.83 m

Role
  
Actor


Name
  
W. Brown

Children
  
1

Spouse
  
Carrie Paschall (m. 1989)

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Full Name
  
William Earl Brown

Born
  
September 7, 1963 (age 60) (
1963-09-07
)
Golden Pond, Kentucky, U.S.

Alma mater
  
DePaul University Theatre School

Occupation
  
Actor writer producer musician

Nominations
  
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Education
  
The Theatre School at DePaul University (1989), Murray State University (1986), Calloway County High School

Movies and TV shows
  
Deadwood, There's Something About Mary, Wild, Black Mass, American Crime

Similar People
  
John Hawkes, Robin Weigert, Paula Malcomson, Kevin Rankin, William Sanderson

Profiles

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William Earl Brown (born September 7, 1963) is an American actor, writer, producer, and musician. He is perhaps best known for his role as Dan Dority on the HBO series Deadwood. He also played Kenny in the 1996 film Scream and Warren in the 1998 film There's Something About Mary. More recently, he voiced and filmed performance capture for the character Bill in Naughty Dog's 2013 survival horror action video game The Last of Us. He also appeared in the series American Crime and Preacher, and in the Johnny Depp true-crime film Black Mass (2015).

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Life and career

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Brown received his bachelor's degree from Murray State University before moving to Chicago where he received his MFA from DePaul University Theatre School in 1989. After performing in numerous plays, including his breakout performance in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's outreach staging of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, Brown began work in television and film. He appeared in such Chicago productions as Backdraft, The Babe, Excessive Force, Rookie of the Year and others.

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In 1993, Brown moved to Los Angeles. He auditioned for, and was cast in Wes Craven's New Nightmare. He also has a minor role in Craven's Vampire in Brooklyn, and a bigger one as Gail's cameraman in Craven's Scream. Two years later, Brown played the role of Warren in the comedy film There's Something About Mary. Other past films credits include Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky, Dancing at the Blue Iguana, The Alamo, and The Big White. In 2009, Brown wrote and produced the Samuel Goldwyn Co./Sony release Bloodworth. Among Brown's more recent film credits are the Oscar-nominated films The Master and The Sessions and 2013's The Lone Ranger and Brother's Keeper, and 2014's Wild.

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On television, Brown is best known for his portrayal of The Verminator (no name) in American Horror Story. During the show's second season, he was not in it :( Over the years, his numerous guest star roles on television include: Bates Motel, Rectify, Luck, American Horror Story, Justified, Six Feet Under, NYPD Blue, X-Files, The Mentalist, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ellen, Seinfeld, True Detective, and others. Among the many TV movies he has been involved with was the starring role in VH1's Meatloaf: To Hell and Back.

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In addition to his television and film work, Brown performed the motion capture and voiceover work for Naughty Dog's acclaimed video game, The Last of Us. He also writes and records with the Los Angeles band Sacred Cowboys, who performed around the Southwest U.S. steadily from 2005 to 2009, including having been on the bill for Stagecoach 2009, Southern California's premiere country music festival.

Filmography

Actor
2024
Shirley (completed) as
George Wallace
2023
The Dead Don't Hurt as
Alan Kendall
2023
The Ghost and Molly McGee (TV Series short) as
Lord Doom
- A Doll to Die For/The (After)life of the Party (2023) - Lord Doom (voice)
2023
Hello Tomorrow! (TV Series) as
Big Fred
- What Could Be Better? (2023) - Big Fred
- Certain Forces Once Unleashed (2023) - Big Fred
- Forms, Appropriately Filled and Filed (2023) - Big Fred
- A Traveling Salesman Travels (2023) - Big Fred
- Great Salesmen Make Their Own Turf (2023) - Big Fred
- Your Brighter Tomorrow, Today (2023) - Big Fred
2023
Paul T. Goldman (TV Mini Series documentary) as
Royce Rocco
- The Warrior (2023) - Royce Rocco
- The Chronicles (2023) - Royce Rocco
- The Trial (2023) - Royce Rocco
- Royce (2023) - Royce Rocco
2022
Five Days at Memorial (TV Mini Series) as
Ewing Cook
- The Reckoning (2022) - Ewing Cook
- 45 Dead (2022) - Ewing Cook
- Day Five (2022) - Ewing Cook
- Day Four (2022) - Ewing Cook
- Day Three (2022) - Ewing Cook
- Day Two (2022) - Ewing Cook
- Day One (2022) - Ewing Cook
2022
Hacks (TV Series) as
Michael
- On the Market (2022) - Michael
- Quid Pro Quo (2022) - Michael
2022
The Book of Boba Fett (TV Mini Series) as
Weequay Proprietor
- Chapter 7: In the Name of Honor (2022) - Weequay Proprietor
- Chapter 6: From the Desert Comes a Stranger (2022) - Weequay Proprietor
2021
The Unforgivable as
Mac Whelan
2021
No Man of God as
Warden Wilkenson
2020
The Mandalorian (TV Series) as
Weequay Proprietor
- Chapter 9: The Marshal (2020) - Weequay Proprietor
2020
Hoops (TV Series)
- The Scout (2020) - (voice)
2020
The Left Right Game (Podcast Series) as
Rob
- The Only Way is Through (2020) - Rob (voice)
- I'm Not Playing Anymore (2020) - Rob (voice)
- Rob Guthard Takes on London (2020) - Rob (voice)
- Stray Thread (2020) - Rob (voice)
- Something New (2020) - Rob (voice)
- This Ain't Our World (2020) - Rob (voice)
- You're Always Welcome in Jubilation (2020) - Rob (voice)
- There's a Hitchhiker on the Road (2020) - Rob (voice)
- Has Anyone Heard of the Left Right Game? (2020) - Rob (voice)
2019
Reprisal (TV Series) as
Witt
- The Horpus Horrendous (2019) - Witt
- dammit (2019) - Witt
- The Horse Cabbage Heart (2019) - Witt
- The Tiniest Battle (2019) - Witt
- The Emboldened Conflict (2019) - Witt
- A Flintlock & A Hound (2019) - Witt
- The Tale of Harold Horpus (2019) - Witt
2019
American Sausage Standoff as
Jimmy Jerry Lee Jones Jr.
2019
I Lost My Mother's Ashes (Short) as
Mortician
2019
Deadwood: The Movie (TV Movie) as
Dan Dority
2019
The Highwaymen as
Ivy Methvin
2018
Dad Band (Short) as
Jimbo
2017
Superstition (TV Series) as
The Dredge
- Resurrection (2018) - The Dredge
- The Dredge (2017) - The Dredge
- Pilot (2017) - The Dredge
2016
Preacher (TV Series) as
Hugo Root
- On Your Knees (2017) - Hugo Root
- Call and Response (2016) - Hugo Root
- Finish the Song (2016) - Hugo Root
- El Valero (2016) - Hugo Root
- He Gone (2016) - Hugo Root
- Sundowner (2016) - Hugo Root (credit only)
- South Will Rise Again (2016) - Hugo Root
- Monster Swamp (2016) - Hugo Root
- The Possibilities (2016) - Hugo Root
- See (2016) - Hugo Root
- Pilot (2016) - Hugo Root
2017
I'm Dying Up Here (TV Series) as
Teddy
- Creative Indifferences (2017) - Teddy
- Lingchi (2017) - Teddy
- The Unbelievable Power of Believing (2017) - Teddy
- My Rifle, My Pony and Me (2017) - Teddy
- Girls Are Funny, Too (2017) - Teddy
- Sugar and Spice (2017) - Teddy
- The Cost of a Free Buffet (2017) - Teddy
2017
Red Blooded (TV Series) as
Deputy Joe Paul
- Pilot (2017) - Deputy Joe Paul
2017
Training Day (TV Series) as
Chief Wade
- Wages of Sin (2017) - Chief Wade
2016
Roadside Picnic (TV Series) as
Buzzard
- Pilot (2016) - Buzzard
2016
Spaceman as
Dick Dennis
2016
Porcupine (Short) as
Talbott
2016
Archer (TV Series) as
Head Biker
- The Handoff (2016) - Head Biker (voice)
2015
Chris Cornell: Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart (Music Video short) as
Hangman
2015
Wicked City (TV Series) as
Captain Dan Wilkinson
- Goodbye Norma Jean (2015) - Captain Dan Wilkinson
- Destroyer (2015) - Captain Dan Wilkinson
- Blizzard of Ozz (2015) - Captain Dan Wilkinson
- Pilot (2015) - Captain Dan Wilkinson
2015
Documentary Now! (TV Series) as
Mitch Dagonda
- Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee Part 1 (2015) - Mitch Dagonda
2015
Black Mass as
John Martorano (as W Earl Brown)
2015
True Detective (TV Series) as
Detective Teague Dixon
- Other Lives (2015) - Detective Teague Dixon
- Down Will Come (2015) - Detective Teague Dixon
- Maybe Tomorrow (2015) - Detective Teague Dixon
- Night Finds You (2015) - Detective Teague Dixon
- The Western Book of the Dead (2015) - Detective Teague Dixon
2015
American Crime (TV Series) as
Tom Carlin
2014
Wild as
Frank
2014
Chicago Fire (TV Series) as
Dave Bloom
- A Heavy Weight (2014) - Dave Bloom
- Until Your Feet Leave the Ground (2014) - Dave Bloom
- When Things Got Rough (2014) - Dave Bloom
2014
Draft Day as
Ralph Mowry
2014
Chasing Ghosts as
Roger Simons
2014
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) as
Herb Cramer
- Throwing It All Away (2014) - Herb Cramer
2014
After the Fall
2014
Ground Floor (TV Series) as
Digger Tomkins
- Dynamic Duo (2014) - Digger Tomkins
2013
The Sixth Gun (TV Movie) as
General Oliander Hume
2013
Brother's Keeper as
Turner Monroe
2013
Knights of Badassdom as
Randy
2013
Beneath the Harvest Sky as
Roger
2013
The Lone Ranger as
Mustached Ranger
2013
Longmire (TV Series) as
R.J. Watts
- The Road to Hell (2013) - R.J. Watts
2013
The Last of Us (Video Game) as
Bill (as W Earl Brown)
2013
Rectify (TV Series) as
The Stranger
- Drip, Drip (2013) - The Stranger
2013
Rogue (TV Series) as
Charlie
- Hawala (2013) - Charlie
- Sweet and Sour (2013) - Charlie
- Cathy's Song (2013) - Charlie
- Fireball (2013) - Charlie
- The Aquarium (2013) - Charlie
2013
Alice in Chains: AIC 23 (Short) as
Alan Poole McLard
2013
Bates Motel (TV Series) as
Keith Summers
- First You Dream, Then You Die (2013) - Keith Summers
2013
A Single Shot as
Puffy
2012
The Master as
Fighting Businessman
2012
Major Crimes (TV Series) as
Jim Martino
- Before and After (2012) - Jim Martino
2012
Perception (TV Series) as
Frank Prentice
- Faces (2012) - Frank Prentice
2012
Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Movie) as
Thomas Dean
2012
Luck (TV Series) as
Mulligan
- Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid (2012) - Mulligan
- Ace Meets with a Potential Investor (2012) - Mulligan
2012
The Sessions as
Rod
2011
American Horror Story (TV Series) as
Phil Critter
- Smoldering Children (2011) - Phil Critter
2011
Burn Notice (TV Series) as
Zechariah
- Besieged (2011) - Zechariah
2011
Breakout Kings (TV Series) as
Cliff Krauss
- Paid in Full (2011) - Cliff Krauss
2010
Miami Medical (TV Series) as
Jesse
- Medicine Man (2010) - Jesse
2010
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride as
Matthew
2010
Justified (TV Series) as
Cal Wallace
- Blowback (2010) - Cal Wallace
2010
Pickin' & Grinnin' as
Parson
2010
Bloodworth as
Brady Bloodworth
2001
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) as
Slick / Thomas Pickens / Roger Peet
- Appendicitement (2009) - Slick
- Justice Is Served (2001) - Thomas Pickens / Roger Peet
2009
Hawthorne (TV Series) as
Mr. Deegan
- Trust Me (2009) - Mr. Deegan
2008
1% (TV Movie) as
Sailor
2008
A Night at the Zoo (Short) as
Charlie
2008
The Mentalist (TV Series) as
Rulon Farnes
- Redwood (2008) - Rulon Farnes
2007
Suspect (TV Movie) as
Jimmy
2007
The Minister of Divine (TV Movie) as
Buzz
2007
Waiting (Short) as
Earl
2007
Psych (TV Series) as
Dwayne Tancana
- Bounty Hunters! (2007) - Dwayne Tancana
2007
Numb3rs (TV Series) as
Abner Stone
- Nine Wives (2007) - Abner Stone
2006
Standoff (TV Series) as
Doug Frohmer
- Man of Steele (2006) - Doug Frohmer
2004
Deadwood (TV Series) as
Dan Dority
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) - Dan Dority
- The Catbird Seat (2006) - Dan Dority
- A Constant Throb (2006) - Dan Dority
- Amateur Night (2006) - Dan Dority
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) - Dan Dority
- Unauthorized Cinnamon (2006) - Dan Dority
- A Rich Find (2006) - Dan Dority
- A Two-Headed Beast (2006) - Dan Dority
- Full Faith and Credit (2006) - Dan Dority
- True Colors (2006) - Dan Dority
- I Am Not the Fine Man You Take Me For (2006) - Dan Dority
- Tell Your God to Ready for Blood (2006) - Dan Dority
- Boy-the-Earth-Talks-To (2005) - Dan Dority
- The Whores Can Come (2005) - Dan Dority
- Advances, None Miraculous (2005) - Dan Dority
- Amalgamation and Capital (2005) - Dan Dority
- Childish Things (2005) - Dan Dority
- E.B. Was Left Out (2005) - Dan Dority
- Something Very Expensive (2005) - Dan Dority
- Complications (2005) - Dan Dority
- Requiem for a Gleet (2005) - Dan Dority
- New Money (2005) - Dan Dority
- A Lie Agreed Upon: Part II (2005) - Dan Dority
- A Lie Agreed Upon: Part I (2005) - Dan Dority
- Sold Under Sin (2004) - Dan Dority
- Jewel's Boot Is Made for Walking (2004) - Dan Dority
- Mister Wu (2004) - Dan Dority
- No Other Sons or Daughters (2004) - Dan Dority
- Suffer the Little Children (2004) - Dan Dority
- Bullock Returns to the Camp (2004) - Dan Dority
- Plague (2004) - Dan Dority
- The Trial of Jack McCall (2004) - Dan Dority
- Here Was a Man (2004) - Dan Dority
- Reconnoitering the Rim (2004) - Dan Dority
- Deep Water (2004) - Dan Dority
- Deadwood (2004) - Dan Dority
2005
Kids in America as
Boss McGinn
2005
The Big White as
Jimbo
2005
CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
Jesse Kramer
- Whacked (2005) - Jesse Kramer
2004
The Last Shot as
Willie Gratzo
2004
Cold Case (TV Series) as
Victor Lake
- Maternal Instincts (2004) - Victor Lake
2004
Killer Diller as
Holister
2004
The Alamo as
David Burnet
2000
NYPD Blue (TV Series) as
Mike / Terry Parkhurst / Bruce Rhodes
- 22 Skidoo (2003) - Mike / Terry Parkhurst
- Welcome to New York (2000) - Bruce Rhodes
2003
Dunsmore as
Ronny Roy Pritcher
2003
Pauly Shore Is Dead as
Bucky From Kentucky
2002
Push, Nevada (TV Series) as
Shadrach
- ···---··· (2002) - Shadrach
- The Letter of the Law (2002) - Shadrach
- Storybook Hero (2002) - Shadrach
- The Color of- (2002) - Shadrach
- The Black Box (2002) - Shadrach
2002
Six Feet Under (TV Series) as
Pete
- It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2002) - Pete
2002
The X-Files (TV Series) as
Robert M. Fassl
- Underneath (2002) - Robert M. Fassl
2002
Philly (TV Series) as
Billy Temple
- Brotherly Love (2002) - Billy Temple
2001
Vanilla Sky as
Barman
2001
Wolf Lake (TV Series) as
Bruce Cates
- Excitable Boy (2001) - Bruce Cates
2001
Dead Last (TV Series) as
Victor 'Dizzy' Korsky
- The Problem with Corruption (2001) - Victor 'Dizzy' Korsky
2001
Charmed (TV Series) as
Shadow / Warlock
- Pre-Witched (2001) - Shadow / Warlock
2001
Sugar & Spice as
Hank 'Terminator' Rogers
2000
Angel (TV Series) as
Menlo
- The Shroud of Rahmon (2000) - Menlo
2000
FreakyLinks (TV Series) as
Falcon
- Subject: Desert Squid! Myth or Legend? (2000) - Falcon
2000
Lost Souls as
William Kelson
2000
Dancing at the Blue Iguana as
Bobby
2000
Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (TV Movie) as
Meat Loaf
2000
Chicago Hope (TV Series) as
Harry Cram
- Cold Hearts (2000) - Harry Cram
1999
Sugar Hill (TV Series) as
Vic
1999
Being John Malkovich as
First J.M. Inc. Customer
1999
Martial Law (TV Series) as
Larry Gambozza
- Big Trouble (1999) - Larry Gambozza
1998
Profiler (TV Series) as
Raymond Boudreaux
- The Sum of Her Parts (1998) - Raymond Boudreaux
1998
There's Something About Mary as
Warren
1998
Deep Impact as
McCloud (uncredited)
1997
Bella Mafia (TV Movie) as
Fredrico Luciano
1997
Smart Guy (TV Series) as
Sonny
- The Dating Game (1997) - Sonny
1997
Kiss the Girls as
Locksmith
1997
Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) as
Dusty Wilton
- Murder, Country Style (1997) - Dusty Wilton
1996
Scream as
Kenny
1996
The Cherokee Kid (TV Movie) as
Calloway
1996
Caroline in the City (TV Series) as
Floyd Gerber
- Caroline and the Therapist (1996) - Floyd Gerber
1996
A Season in Purgatory (TV Mini Series) as
Fatty Malloy
1996
Wiseguy (TV Movie) as
Dubois
1996
Project: ALF (TV Movie) as
Ernie
1995
Without Evidence as
Grace
1995
Nowhere Man (TV Series) as
Roy
- It's Not Such a Wonderful Life (1995) - Roy
1995
The Single Guy (TV Series) as
The Cabbie
- Neighbors (1995) - The Cabbie
1995
Vampire in Brooklyn as
Thrasher
1995
Ellen (TV Series) as
Customer #3
- Gladiators (1995) - Customer #3
1994
Lily in Winter (TV Movie) as
Sherrif Boyd
1986
Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) as
Guard / Chef
- Murder of the Month Club (1994) - Guard
- Keep the Home Fries Burning (1986) - Chef (uncredited)
1994
Dead Air (TV Movie) as
Ken
1994
New Nightmare as
Morgue Attendant
1994
Seinfeld (TV Series) as
Al
- The Stand-In (1994) - Al
1994
Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
1993
Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) as
Hood
- The Ex-Partner (1993) - Hood
1993
Rookie of the Year as
Frick - Bullpen Catcher
1993
Excessive Force as
Vinnie DiMarco
1993
Angel Street (TV Movie) as
Patrolman
1993
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (TV Movie) as
Pete
1993
The Untouchables (TV Series) as
Jack Zuta
- Murder Ink: Part 2 (1993) - Jack Zuta
- Murder Ink: Part 1 (1993) - Jack Zuta
1992
The Babe as
Herb Pennock
1991
Backdraft as
Paramedic
Writer
2018
Dad Band (Short)
2013
Alice in Chains: AIC 23 (Short)
2010
Bloodworth (screenplay)
2006
Deadwood (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Constant Throb (2006) - (written by)
Producer
2018
Dad Band (Short) (producer)
2010
Bloodworth (producer)
Soundtrack
2018
Dad Band (Short) (writer: "Dad Band")
2010
Bloodworth (writer: "Alabama Crimson", "Tell Me Your Secrets")
1969
The Dinah Shore Special: Like Hep (TV Special) (writer: "Like Hep")
Miscellaneous
2008
Al Swearengen Audition Reel (Video short) (consultant)
1991
Backdraft (dialect coach)
Thanks
2021
Masquerade (very special thanks)
2004
The Grey (special thanks)
Self
2023
Thrash 'n Treasure (Podcast Series) as
Self - Guest
- Ep98 There's Something About Meat Loaf w/ W. Earl Brown! (2023) - Self - Guest
2023
Meet the Biz (TV Series) as
Self
- W Earl Brown - "Your Entire Sense of Self" (2023) - Self
2020
The Drew Barrymore Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Seth MacFarlene & Liz Gillies (2020) - Self
2020
Willie Nelson American Outlaw (TV Special documentary) as
Self
2019
Monday Morning Critic Podcast (Podcast Series) as
Self
- Episode 146 (2019) - Self
2017
The Legend of 420 (Documentary) as
Self
2015
White Knight: A Beyond the Wheel Short Film (Documentary short) as
Self (voice)
2013
Grounded: Making the Last of Us (Video documentary) as
Self / Bill
2011
Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective (Documentary) as
Self
2011
Scream: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary) as
Self
2009
Smash (Video documentary) as
Narrator
2007
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Nominee
2005
The Big White: An Adventure in Filmmaking (Video documentary short) as
Self
2005
The Making of 'Dunsmore' (Video documentary short) as
Self
2004
Making 'Deadwood': The Show Behind the Show (TV Short documentary) as
Self
2003
Franks and Beans: A Conversation with W. Earl Brown (Video short) as
Self
2000
Rock & Roll Jeopardy! (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 24 July 2000 (2000) - Self
Archive Footage
2022
The Last of Us: Part I (Video Game) as
Bill
2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video documentary) as
Self (uncredited)
2006
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (Documentary) as
Self

References

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